Course syllabus

Mechanics II
Mekanik II

FMEA21, 6.0 credits, G1 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2024/25
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering LTH
Decided by: PLED M
Date of Decision: 2024-04-09
Effective: 2024-05-08

General Information

Main field: Technology Depth of study relative to the degree requirements: First cycle, in-depth level of the course cannot be classified
Mandatory for: F2
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must


Kinematics of system of particles (general) and rigid bodies (plane). Energy, work, linear and angular impulse and momentun. Impact. Newton's laws. Kinetics for particles in 2D and 3D and kinetics for rigid bodies in plane motion. Dumped and forced vibrations. Lagrange's and Hamilton's methods.

Examination details

Grading scale: TH - (U, 3, 4, 5) - (Fail, Three, Four, Five)
Assessment: Written exam. Written project report.

The examiner, in consultation with Disability Support Services, may deviate from the regular form of examination in order to provide a permanently disabled student with a form of examination equivalent to that of a student without a disability.

Code: 0121. Name: Mechanics II.
Credits: 6.0. Grading scale: TH - (U, 3, 4, 5). Assessment: Written exam.
Code: 0221. Name: Project.
Credits: 0.0. Grading scale: UG - (U, G). Assessment: Written project rapport.


Assumed prior knowledge: FMEA35 Mechanics I or FMEA05 Engineering Mechanics - Statics and Particle Dynamics.
The number of participants is limited to: No
Kursen överlappar följande kurser: FMEA30 FMEA10 FMEA15 FMEA20

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Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Jens Wahlström,
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